Example sentences for: palliative

How can you use “palliative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A summary of the operations performed on those 32 patients admittedpostoperatively to the SCU is shown in Table 2.Twenty-six patients were operated upon electively and six patients emergently.Sixteen patients underwent resection of malignant disease with curative intent,six underwent treatment for benign disease, six had palliative operations, andfour received treatment for complications of a surgical procedure performedduring a previous hospital admission.

  • It will seem as if one day, things are going along just fine--fresh, new leaves and flowers--and the next, I haven't finished with this, I forgot about that, I neglected this, I left that out in the rain, that should have been moved, that is overgrown, that is dead, and the weeds are taking over . Taking to bed with Henry Mitchell is the surest palliative I know.

  • Two Advisory Boards of 24 expert physicians in ethics, hospice, and palliative care initially recommended the curricular content and format.

  • We considered sedation as a an palliative therapeutic option of last resort in the last stages of life.

  • According to the EAPC Ethics Task Force "terminal' or 'palliative' sedation in those imminently dying must be distinguished from euthanasia.

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